Laser trepanning system is a project being undertaken by a non-profit making company LMTB GmbH as an alternative technique in the milling and drilling industry. The laser trepanning invention is alienated into three steps specifically the beam focusing, beam displacement and lastly the beam inclination. The beam is focused, then displaced parallel to its original path, and it passes through a prism where inclination is introduced Increasing the focusing strength is crucial for accurate drilling. In case of drilling diminutive width holes, the laser optical axis has to cross by the focal position. During processing, the laser beam can be stirred towards the work piece to make long through holes. The trepanning system has showed three optical elements when analyzed: focusing, displacement, and inclination. There are three types of LMTG which are available: type 1.0 which is used for drilling of glass and it uses a circular beam displacement and no inclination, type 2.1 uses inclination and beam displacement and it can be adjusted manually and it is effective for drilling cylindrical holes, type 2.2 allows for rotation of optical elements and variation of bean displacement and inclination. There is a new type 3.1 which is being developed and it is being designed to allow for online measurement of the position of the optical beam which is responsible for displacement and inclination (Ashkenasi et al., 2011). According to an experiment carried out, the laser beam has proven to be efficient in terms of high speed, and the deviations were in a little µm. Its processing speed is ca.60s.
FIELD LASER APPLICATIONS IN INDUSTRY AND RESEARCH
The laser research has been founded on the scientific findings and the technological advances and accomplishments in the laser industry as presented in the Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research conference. The main mechanism, techniques, strategy, methodology, field tests and uniqueness of this advanced discovery surpass the revenue affirmed. This is all owed to the conference discussions, the non-wavering attention dedicated, the exhibits and advertisements presented to the casual segment, and also the various publications that were presented during the conference. The improvements in the scientific field and technological advancement have all been attributed to the profuse partnership and cooperation between the researchers in this industry and the academicians during the Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research conference.
The progress can be clearly demonstrated in areas such as in the measurement of breath which is approved with spectroscopic devices which is a new invention. Equipments such as the optical frequency comb sources have also been developed for the concealment of the novel. Studies of the atmosphere and the combustion of the air have also been made and inventions such as the cavity ring-down methodology have been established (Kerstel, D’Amato & Fried, 2017). The achievements of the laser detection field which is an invention of Rice University have been witnessed mainly by several academic writings as well as numerous conferences held. The main pillars behind the success of the project are the project’s sponsor , scientists at the conferences, the consultative board, the technical secretariat, and the general planners.
Ashkenasi, D., Kaszemeikat, T., Mueller, N., Dietrich, R., Eichler, H. J., & Illing, G. (2011). Laser trepanning for industrial applications. Physics Procedia, 12, 323-331.
Kerstel, E., D’Amato, F., & Fried, A. (2017). Field laser applications in industry and research.